Welcome to Rivière-du-Loup
Rivière-du-Loup is a small city on the south bank of the St. Lawrence River in the Province of Québec. This city is the heart of the Rivière-du-Loup Regional County Municipality, and it also belongs to the district of Kamouraska. It is located in the in the beautiful region of Bas-Saint-Laurent, 200 km east of the Québec/Lévis National Capital region.
Student Summer Lodging in campus residencies
Service du logement du Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup
418 862-6903, ext. 2251
Bas-Saint-Laurent – Résidences
Websites for lodging off campus
Laws and regulations related to the Residential Tenancies acts for the Province of Québec
Laws and regulations in the rental residential properties in the Province of Québec
An Act respecting the Régie du logement
La Régie du logement is a specialized tribunal that has competence in residential lease matters.
Rights and Obligations of Tenants
Coalition of housing committees and tenants’ associations in Quebec
RCLALQ (French only)
Rivière-du-Loup is located 435 km eastbound from Montréal City and 200 km eastbound from Québec City. It is accessible through some of the main highways: Highway 40E, on the north bank of St. Lawrence River (from Montréal to Québec city), Highway 20E, on the south bank of St. Lawrence River (from Montréal and Lévis), or taking the coastal route 132, also called Route des navigateurs.
There is no major airport near Rivière-du-Loup, but you can transfer by bus, train or car from the airports of Montréal and Québec city.
Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport
Central Train Station
There is a train that connects Montréal and Québec City to Rivière-du-Loup.
The Montreal-Halifax route travels through the bas Saint-Laurent region three times a week.
The train station is located at 615 rue Lafontaine in Rivière-du-loup (888) 842-7245.
Bus Central Station
There are some buses that are a connection Montréal and Québec City to Rivière-du-Loup every week.
See following websites for more information.
Road condition and Traffic information
Medical care and clinics
Non-emergency medical care
If you need to see a doctor, please go to medical clinics without appointment to get non-emergency medical care. Check the list of medical clinics in the following websites.
GMF DU GRAND-PORTAGE (CLINIQUE MÉDICALE FRONTENAC)
GMF DU GRAND-PORTAGE (CLSC DE RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP)
Info-Santé 8-1-1 is a free and confidential telephone consultation service. Dialing 8-1-1 promptly puts you in contact with a nurse in case of a non-urgent health issue. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Anyone living in Québec can call Info-Santé 8-1-1 for themselves or a family member.
If there is a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 or go to the emergency department of the nearest hospital.
911 – emergency number (toll free)
Call this number for all emergencies where there is a danger to life or property
Activities and Events
The people of the Bas-Saint-Laurent region are very friendly. The beautiful landscape and the lively communities make it a very nice place to stay in the summer. Here are some websites that provide information on events and festivals and other interesting activities to do.
Québec Original – Navigator’s Route
ICI – Rivière-du-Loup
Ville de Rivière-du-Loup
Bière Fest (French only)
Festival de l’humour (French only)
Rivière-du-Loup en spectacles (French only)
Festival-concours de musique de Rivière-du-Loup et de la région du Bas-Saint-Laurent (French only)
Coups de coeur pour le Québec (French only)